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    September 23, 2012
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>> you are provocative, entertaining and slightly crackers. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, piers. thank you. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com we cannot lehtonen discourage us from casting our ball lots. >> 73 million eligible voters who aren't registered to vote. now both parties are racing to get them to the polls and win them over to their side. a new treatment for a crippling problem. why using scent is helping veterans recover from ptsd. what's your judgment as to the chances they'll fire these things off if we invade cuba?
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>> john f. kennedy like you've never heard him before. secret white house tapes just released that even his staff didn't know about. it is sunday, september 23rd. good morning, everyone. so glad you're with us. i'm randi kaye. we start with politics with just 44 days to go until the presidential election. the countdown is on and the countdown is on for the first debate now just a week and a half away. but the candidates are already debating each other on the campaign trail. >> i know you heard the president this week say something unusual. he said -- he said that he can't fix washington from the inside, that that can only be done from the outside and we're going to give him a chance november 6th to do that. the truth is he has proven that he cannot fix washington from
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the inside. >> i made this point down in florida a couple days ago saying that you can't change washington just from the inside. you've got to mobilize the american people. you change it with the help of americans who are willing to make their voices heard. my opponent got really excited. he thought, oh, you know, he quickly rewrote his speech. he said i'll get the job done from the inside. what kind of inside job is he talking about? inside job rubber stamping a top-down agenda from this republican congress? we don't want that. >> president obama was in wisconsin, one of the key swing states that we've been keeping an eye on. but in the latest polls, you see there, wisconsin seems to be swinging back to the president. obama has a nine-point lead in the state right now. one challenge facing both parties is apathy, voters deciding to stay home on
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election day because they just aren't excited about the candidates. michelle obama talked about it last night. she talked about the impact that one vote may have and she mentioned voter i.d. laws that could take the vote right out of the voter's hands. >> we all get a say in our democracy, no matter who we are, where we're from, or what we look like, or who we love. so we cannot lehtonen discourage us from casting our ball lots. we cannot lehtonen make us feel unwelcome in the voting booth. >> while the candidates and their surrogates rally for people to vote for them, there's an army hitting the streets to make sure people know how to vote. athena jones takes a look. >> reporter: it's a fixture at every campaign rally, a voting call to arms and wisconsin was no different. >> remember people wanting detroit to go bankrupt.
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don't boo. vote. who wants to let the oil companies write the energy plan? [ booing ] >> don't boo. i'm asking you for your vote. >> reporter: some 37 million americans are eligible to vote but are not registered according to census figures, to registering people and educating them about how to vote is central to both campaigns here in wisconsin and other states where votes could be very close. >> does never need information on how to vote or need an absentee ballot. >> when you have this many people in one place, it makes registered folks a lot easier. >> reporter: that ease is also part of the appeal for voters. >> i picked up a form at the library last week. i hadn't actually done it. this is great to get it done right now. >> we've got one of the best ground games here in virginia. we registered and made contact with over 300,000 people just in the last week.
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150,000 just last weekend alone. >> hi, is your voter registration up to date. >> reporter: a few days later we caught up with obama supporters in herndon, west virginia, registering voters at a nearby visit. >> what i try to do is go where the folks are, barber shops, beauty parlors, libraries, back to school night. where did you live before? >> alexandria. >> you would need to reregister to vote. >> reporter: campaigns say it's also important that voters know what to bring to the poll ts. virginia like most states requires voters to present identification to vote. while virginia doesn't mandate a photo i.d., laws in about a dozen states do. several more face court challenges. the laws supporters say is to prevent voter fraud. >> whoever wins the next upcoming presidential race, i want everyone to say, yep, they
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won and there's no doubt about that person's mandate because of questions over the election process. >> reporter: a recent poll in three swing states found a majority vote for voter i.d. laws. but critics say it makes it hard for the minorities who may not have the proper access to i.d.s to vote. >> the laws are designed to discourage people from showing up at the polls by requiring certain kinds of i.d.s and making people go through certain hoops and making it harder. >> reporter: so as campaigns race to register voters ahead of looming deadlines, voters themselves will have to make sure they're ready and able to cast their ballot. athena jones, cnn, wisconsin. a judge has ruled on a different kind of voter i.d. case. the "denver post" reports that opponents argue that the bar codes would make each ballot trace tobl the voter but the juj
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ruled in favor saying there's absolutely no fundamental right to a secret ballot in the constitution. mitt romney spoke out about the plane. ann romney eventually made it to los angeles and was there last night when her husband talked about the incident. >> i appreciate the fact that she is on the ground, safe and sou sound. i don't think she knows how worried some of us where. when you have a fire in the aircraft, there's no place to go and you can't find any oxygen from outside to the inside because the windows don't open. i don't know why they don't do that. it's a real problem and it's very dangerous. she was choking and rubbing her eyes and fortunately there was enough oxygen for the pilot and
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co-pilot to make a safe landing in denver. >> sounds pretty scary. no one was injured on the plane. a secret servicemember spoke with ann's mom saying it was supposed to be a nonsmoking flight. now to pakistan where an official is offering a $100,000 reward for the anti-islamic filc maker. here he is. he said he was speaking for himself, not as a government representative. the prime minister condemned the bounty. and around the world there were protests. there were peaceful protests like this one in germany and more in nigeria, bag gla desh and pakistan, but in libya people are protesting for democracy and fighting back against radical islamists. they say three will be closed in a week of protesting. our senior international
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correspondent arwa damon is in libya. >> reporter: they're certainly at least at this point in team seem to be having a ripple-on effect. to begin with what happened friday in the afternoon, pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets demanding an end to the existence of armed militias, demanding that the government forces, the army and the police, be the only authority on the streets of the country. following that, at night we saw hundreds of vilks storming one of the headquarters of a known militant group in benghazi after they initially managed to peacefully take over that location, they then set their sights on a second area. this turned out to be a battalion that is, in fact, endorsed by the government. it did result in some clashes that caused injuries and casualties and then the army eventually in the early morning hours moved in, especially trying to remove massive weapons. we arrived on site and saw some
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of the heavy weaponry that the army was trying to secured. at one of the brigade headquarters, we saw a number of detainees that people said had been taken into custody in conjunction with the assault of that government-endorsed battalion headquarters. it certainly is a chaotic and volatile situation. many say this is part of the populations being fed up with the government's inability to reign in this tuation, trying to take the situation into their own hands. we were hearing late saturday night two more known militant bases had shut down, this time to the east. they have been monitoring it quite some time due to the militant activity there, the people saying they really want to see affirmative action.
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they do want to see this city, this country moving toward the path that the revolution originally detained it for. arwa damon, cnn, libya. this morning the national congress of libya pledged to resolve this and asked people to stop carrying weapons. to the netherlands, a girl's 16th birthday party was anything but sweet. police arrested dozens. it seems there were a few uninvited guests. you see the party invitation got posted on facebook which sent it spiralling out of control. the family canceled the party but that didn't stop people from showing up anyway. what a mess. to new york, we told you about the guy who was mauled by a tiger at the bronx zoo after jumping into the encloser. apparently he told the police he wanted to be one with the tiger.
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yes. maybe that means he wanted to be in the tiger's belly, i don't know. but david is in the hospital right now. he'll be arraigned on trespassing charges probably as soon as he gets out if not sooner. and finally, you probably heard than ancient piece of papyrus that referred to jesus's wife. it's caused quite a stir but now a new testament scholar says it looks more like a fraud. the message may have gotten mixed up during that translation. just a year ago two american hikers were released from an iranian prison. we'll tell you what they're up to now. plus chaos in downtown seattle. a security guard takes a bullet but doesn't let it stop him. [ laughing ] [ laughing ]
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we're also going to be looking out for those incendiary and awkward pasts. remember last year when ahmadinejad spoke? he criticized people. dozens walked right out of there. the general assembly coincides with the anniversary of the release of two american hikers from an iranian prison. it was seen as a political move by ahmadinejad. they spent two years in prison after being detained near the iraq/iran border. fattal spoke to cnn celebrating his freedom yesterday. >> i feel way better than a year ago. actually i was out a year ago, one day, so it was damn good. it's been quite a year. it feels like you go away.
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i'm waiting for mahmoud ahmadinejad to come. hopefully they'll spread the wealth. >> the three hikers are working on a tell-all book that is scheduled to be released next year. an unwanted japanese import, danger off the coast of hawaii as tsunami deblow comes floating in. things are beginning to get rolling. and regions is here to help. making it easier with the expertise and service to keep those wheels turning. from business loans to cash management, we want to be your partner moving forward. so switch to regions. and let's get going. together. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future
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>> back up, back up. >> this was a scene after a jewelry store heist. seems like the suspected robber was trying to get away from a nearby hotel security guard when he tackled him. the guard was shot. you saw him in some pain there but he managed to hold onto him. the guard was taken to the hospital but should be okay. and in san francisco, the champagne is flowing. that's because the giants have won the west. they beat the san diego padres last night to clinch the western division title. the last time they did that, in 2010 they won the world series. let's not fort the cincinnati reds. they clinched it by beating the dodgers. the top cc heroes have been named an now it's your chance to decide who will be the winner of the year and the wehner of $250,000. anderson cooper tells you how to vote. now that we've announced the top ten cnn heroes of 2012, i
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for the first time we are hearing conversations secretly recorded by former president john f. kennedy while he was in office. these recordings have been under lock and key at the kennedy library foundation for more than three decades. >> reporter: in july of 1962 president kennedy asked the secret service to install a secret taping system in the oval office to the cabinet room of the white house. they also asked that they install a telephone system to record telephone conversations. in total there were 240 hours. the recordings themselves were removed from the white house on the afternoon of november 22nd, 1963. >> those conversations, telephone calls and conversations will be released the week giving us a rare
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glimpse into kennedy's presidency and the conversations that preserve his legacy. but here's a preview. one of those conversations took place at the height of the civil rights movement. in 1962 riots erupts at the university of mississippi when james merit attempted to register at the school. there's a heated conversation between kennedy and mississippi governor ross barnum. >> i'll tell you what i'll do, mr. president. i'll go up there myself. >> how long will it take you to get there. >> i'll get on a microphone and you have agreed for him to be removed. >> no, no. now wait a minute, governor. how long will it take you to get up there. >> about an hour. >> get up there and then call me. we'll decide what to do before you make any speeches. we've got an hour. >> this man just died. >> he died? >> he died. >> which one?
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>> state police. >> we've got to get order up there. >> please, why can't you do an order -- >> how can i remove it, governor, when there was a riot in the street. he may have stepped out on the street. let's get order up there and then do something about merit. we've got to get somebody up there to get order and stop the firing and shooting and then you and i will talk on the phone about meredith. first we even got to get order. >> amazing access. a full audio book of the secret recordings of john f. kennedy will be available in bookstores on tuesday. for many of our veterans, the sights, sounds, and smells of war can trigger memories of combat in an instant but researchers in florida are using that to their advantage. we'll va v that in this remarkable new program. bob...
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good morning and thanks for starting your morning with us and a special william to our troops watching us on the american forces network. it's about 30 minutes past the hour. i'm randi kaye. here are some stories we're watching right now. in pakistan a government official is offering a $100,000 reward for the death of man who
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made the anti-islamic film that has sparked violence overseas. the country's railway minister made the offer yesterday saying the money is his own and he's not acting as a government official. the pakistani government condemns the move. back in the u.s., a double amputee in a wheelchair was shot to death by police at a group home in houston after threatening officers with a pen. caretakers called police when they say the man who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia became aggressive. when they arrived he threatened the police with a metal object that turned out to be a pen. the officer has been placed on administrative leave. and in new york a controversial plan to provide emergency birth control to teenagers. a new program will allow school nurses at 13 new york city high schools to give students plan b and other emergency contraceptions without telling their parents unless they specifically opt out. condoms are already widely distributed at high schools but this is the first time hormonal
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birth control and plan b have been dispensed. thousands of our military troops fighting in afghanistan and iran are suffering, broken. the department of veterans affairs estimates that anywhere from 11% to 20% of our troops returning from iraq and afghanistan suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. they estimate about 10% of gulf war veterans are affected and 30% vietnam veterans. therapists aet the university of central florida think that they've hit on one that may, and it all centers on the sense of smell. it's called the trauma management therapy program and so far it has been a big success. here to tell us how it works, director of ucs anxiety disorder clinic deborah bidele along with sergeant army first class kevin todd, a recent graduate of the program. good morning to both of you. thank you for being here. >> good morning.
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>> good morning. thank you for having us. >> deborah, i'm going to start with you. why the sense of smellsome why is it such a trigger and why is it so important in the treatment of it? >> well, smell is very unique in the traumatic memories. what we know is smells are processed very quickly but more importantly they're processed in the part of the brain that also has to do with emotion, so what happens is this makes smells that are associated with the memory very long-lasting smells, very long-lasting memories and also very powerful memories. so when we do treatment for people with post-traumatic stress disorder, the type of treatment that we do is called exposure therapy, and in that therapy we want to expose the person to everything that happened in that traumatic event. so if smells are very powerful and are associated with that memory, then we need to include the sense of smell when we're doing the treatment. it makes the treatment more effective. >> so in terms of how each session works, just briefly, it sounds like you transport the
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troops through virtial reality, i guess, back to the war zone really. >> what we do is in exposure therapy, we expose the person to exactly what it was that happened to them. so we very specifically and uniquely use the event that happened to them, we recreate it with the use of some virtual reality, both the sights and the sounds and now also the smells that are associated with the event. >> and, kitcheevin, you started program last year. how bad was your ptsd before you started? >> well, before i started the program, i would say that it was severe. i waited quite a while before i asked for help for the ptsd, but since i've beenhrough the program, i have made great improvement. >> did you have any hesitations about trying, i guess, this alternative form of treatment? >> i didn't have any hesitations
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about trying the treatment itself. i had hesitation about asking for help for fear of what it might look like to the leadership, but i did not have any hesitations about trying the treatment after i decided to try for help. >> you hear that from so many veterans, people who ask for help because of how it might look. kevin, walk us through what your sessions were like. when you were exposed to memories of war all over again, what did that feel like? >> well, i did not want to go back after the first treatment, i can tell you that. it had been -- like i said, it had been a long time since the traumatic event, and it took me a while to ask for help. and once i got back into that scenar scenario, i did not want to go back but i did continue to go back through the treatment and i'm glad that i did. >> and it's supposed to decrease the emotion, right, of what they're feeling, deborah, when
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you take them back to that event? >> sure. with the process of exposure therapy, it really puts people back in the situation and helps process those memories. and as we do it over a number of sessions, what we find is that the emotion associated with the memory becomes release. in other words, we're not saying and we never would say that we're going to erase people's memories. but what we are saying is that when they have those specific thoughts or more specifically when they see something here in the united states that may remind them of something that happened over in iraq and afghanistan, they don't have panic attacks, they don't have problems sleeping at night. they don't have nightmares or we decrease their nightmares some of the idea is that what we're try dog is get an despite associated with these traumatic events to decrease and hopefully eventually go away. >> and, kevin, how are you doing now? how would you rate your symptoms? >> i would -- since -- i've
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completed the program, i would say i'm doing at least 50% better if not a little more. >> wow, that's great news. you're sleeping better? >> i'm sleeping better than i was. the nightmares and stuff have decreased in intensity. i still have them, but not like i did prior to going into the program. >> well, that is terrific news. i'm glad it's worked for you and it seems like it's working for others as well. deborah bidele, kevined to, thank you both. >> thank you. >> did police cross the line. teenagers hand cuffed, guns pointed at mothers all in pursuit of an armed bang robber, the full story ahead.
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how far should police go to arrest a bank robber. they went so far that the whole case could be thrown out. the suspect might go free. ted rowlands reports. >> reporter: marcy stopped at a light on her way home from shopping near denver, colorado. the next thing she knew the police had her at gunpoint. >> i said i have kids in my car and they had rifles pointed right at me. >> reporter: 19 cars were held at this intersection. everyone was ordered out of the cars at gun point including children. the boy in the green shirt is 16-year-old michael hans. >> they had rifles and guns pointed at me with shields and canine dogs. >> reporter: police were looking for this bank robber seeing here wearing a beekeeper's mask and
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armed with an air horn and loaded gun. he had just made off with $25,000 from a wells fargo a few miles away. >> he was wearing a beehive mask. >> reporter: police thought this man was at an intersection because there was a gps tracking device hidden in with the money. the problem is they didn't know what car he could be in and because of the beekeeper's mask they didn't know what he looked like so everyone was treated at a dangerous weapon. >> we all had to have our hands showing and arms out the window and we had to keep our arms like this. >> reporter: one by one the police approached. nearly everyone was handcuffed. marcy's 4-year-old daughter who you see her carrying was asleep for most of it but her son was awake. >> my son was crying and i kept telling him to keep his head down between his legs because i didn't know if open fire was going to happen.
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>> reporter: that's a woman whose son was taken away at gunpoint. >> i think any mom would be upset, not knowing what's going to happen to your kid. >> reporter: police eventually searched this white expedition. inside they found two loaded guns, the money, and the beekeeper's mask. >> they have the suspect in custody. >> reporter: 45-year-old christian paich was arrested. he's pled not guilt. federal law gives police some leeway to detain civilians for a reasonable period of time. >> a little bit of inconvenience, getting cuffed for a minute to see if you're armed, getting detained very briefly to see if there's some probable cause to believe you've done something you do have to put up with that. but two hours at rifle point, i think that's a little excessive. >> no question we inconvenienced citizens, we feel badly about that, we apologize though them. we made a tough choice and we
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arrest add very dangerous armed bank robber. >> reporter: but what the police did may have put the entire case in jeopardy. the accused bank robber's attorney said there was no probable cause to search the vehicle and they violated his client's rights by pressuring him to agree to a search after he refused. all of the evidence could be thrown out because of the way it was collected and as crazy as that sounds, some legal experts say they have an argument. tim olson who was among those handcuffed at the intersection says that would send a message to police. >> if the bank robber gets away with it, that says you didn't do your job properly. >> reporter: the judge should rule whether the police were doing their job or if they crossed the line. ted rowlands, cnn, aurora, colorado. it is finally here, the iphone 5. for all that hype, is it actually really that popular? we'll take look at the
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lining up outside stores. friday did not disappoint. wherever from new york to chicago all the way to sydney, australia, everyone came out to purchase the iphone 5. nadia is here to talk about what's become a global phenomenon. everyone has the iphone or wants one. is that true everywhere? we hear about it in the u.s. >> it's the most valuable company in the world worth $650 billion, but when it comes to the mobile market it is not, in fact, the world leader. >> really. >> yes. what is the world leader is google. they own 68%. apple is number two, owning 17%. >> that would surprise a lot of folks. when it comes to mobile, we know it's all about china, the world e's most populous country. is apple a huge success there?
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>> a huge success. we, they have over a billion mobile users, so white it's a huge success, it doesn't have full market share. what it has is it's only fourth in china because first in china with samsung with 19%. apple in china has only 10%. but you wouldn't think that if you speak to chinese. yesterday i spoke two chinese students in the line waiting in the apple store perimeter. i said i believe samsung is number 1 and app sl number four. they said, no, no, no. apple is number one. >> they must be excited in china about the release. >> yes, they are, but it isn't released yet in china. there's no iphone 5 available in china yet. they'll have to be very, very careful. because when the iphone 4s was released in china, they didn't open the stores on the date or time they said they would, there were riots. people threw eggs. people were absolutely furious. there was fighting going on.
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>> but it is here in the u.s. it has been released already and you got to check it out. >> i got to check out the lines. it is incredible. it's slightly bigger, has more apps, they're having difficulty as i'm sure you heard with some of the map applications. this didn't stop people. i went to the perimeter mall and i saw somebody exchanged. what she had done was sold her iphone 4s to somebody for $350 and she bought the new phone, iphone 5 for $400. so she said for only $50 she was making a huge profit and the woman who had bought the phone was about to get it unlocked. some analysts say by monday there will be 10 million iphone 5s sold, and in the first three days of this iphone 5, actually exceeded an entire month of the iphone 4s. >> incredible. all right, nadia. thank you. appreciate that. back in the u.s. not everyone in hollywood is celebrating the prime time emmy
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welcome back. roll out the red carpet. the 64th annual emmy awards are live from los angeles torn and while celebrities and other a-listers are preparing for their big wins, production workers and crews feel like they're on the losing end of all the fanfare. here's cnn's kareen wynter. >> reporter: for a man who prefers to work behind the scenes of films like "wedding crashers" and tv shows like "blind justice," lock-time key grip gary never thought he'd be part of an unscripted hollywood
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story line. >> it's a shame but the whole paradigm of film making has changed. >> reporter: they're losing their title as entertainment capital of the world. >> the people that sierra our industry and have been serving for a long time, they're in a big deal of hurt right now. >> reporter: it's left thousands of production workers including 29-year veteran dagg feeling the pinch. >> it's the people that serve our industry, the people that indicator, the ones that run the flower shops, the limo service. >> reporter: hollywood first lost its edge more than a decade ago when lured by tax incentives began shooting elsewhere like the big apple, and canada. now the latest to move out. only 22 of the big fall dramas are being shot in los angeles. big-time dramas, a big-time job. >> 840 people. >> reporter: paul oddly keeps
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track of area production as president of film l.a. >> california is way behind. if they had at the beginning of this incentives race, a lot of production could use it, it would have shut down the whole race. >> reporter: now states like new york are battling for bragging rights as the new entertainment hub. >> reporter: we see the mayor of new york claiming that in this century they'll be the center of production. we're down so far that where we used to own 80%, we're down to about 29% this year. >> reporter: a decline that's draining the wallets of local production workers like dagg along with california kcoffers. >> what will it look like? >> i don't think any one of us want to look what we consider
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